Office Live Workspace makes online collaboration and document sharing a breeze for SMEs

Microsoft Corp.'s Office Live Workspace, just released into beta, makes it easy for small businesses, workgroups and organizations to collaborate online and share documents. Even individuals who want to track projects and access

Published on: December 22nd, 2007 Preston Gralla

Vancouver credit union uses new SQL system to drive better service

A Vancouver-based credit union is banking on a Microsoft SQL Server-based system to enhance its business operations, as well as its ability to serve customers. North Shore Credit Union (NSCU) of North Vancouver,

Published on: November 24th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Vista in danger of being bypassed by businesses

It will be one year that Windows Vista has been available to businesses on Nov. 30, yet many companies still are waiting until the release of Vista's first service pack to upgrade. But

Published on: November 16th, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano

Microsoft’s mobile mouse impresses

Microsoft's new Mobile Memory Mouse 8000 is a well-designed, full-featured, and -- at US$100 -- expensive input device. This wireless mouse worked great on all desktop surfaces; it even worked on rough or

Published on: November 6th, 2007 Greg Adler

Google gets undue credit for ad conversions says Microsoft

Google Inc. has gotten undeservedly all the credit for many clicks on the online ads it delivers via its search engine, but Microsoft Corp. wants to put a stop to that.So said Brian

Published on: October 20th, 2007 Juan Carlos Perez

Beefy BI apps threaten to squash Excel

More powerful business intelligence tools are threatening the dominance of Microsoft's Excel in the workplace but industry experts say it's too early to write off the venerable spreadsheet yet."I think BI ubiquity will

Published on: October 19th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Go-go Vista gadgets

Mini Web-based applications interchangeably called widgets and gadgets are enjoying increasing popularity in North America. Marketers should view these programs -- which often appear as tiny windows providing quick access to Internet sites,

Published on: September 25th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Dell’s SMB storage path

Laser line-up Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd. is focusing its laser-printing solutions on the home office and small and medium-sized business markets with the introduction of its new colour laser printer and multi-function

Published on: September 24th, 2007 SMB Extra Staff

How to make keywords work for you

It's crowded at the top. The top of online search pages that is.Building a credible Web presence that brings a company to that much coveted virtual real estate can take months and serious

Published on: September 19th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Vancouver law firm trades in MS for desktop Linux

Vancouver boutique law firm Whitelaw Twining regards downtime with the kind of disdain reserved for something like a roach infestation at the Plaza Hotel – it simply won't be tolerated. “Completely unacceptable,” is

Published on: August 1st, 2007 Adam Pletsch

Microsoft labs: Flying bicycles and more

Flying bikes, cell phone robots, smart walkingsticks andaudio speakers that defy logic are inventions all on display Tuesday atMicrosoft Corp. Redmond, Washington, headquarters. Flying bikes, cell phone robots, smart walkingsticks andaudio speakers that

Published on: July 18th, 2007 Nancy Gohring

Juniper Networks and Microsoft announce Unified Access

Networking Juniper Networks and Microsoft delivers network access control Juniper Networks Inc. and Microsoft Corp. announced the companies are working together to provide customers and partners with open standards-based interoperability between Juniper Networks

Published on: May 22nd, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The Doctor is in

Former treadmill designer Dan Odell turned to the study of ergonomics after a nagging shoulder injury that could have been prevented. He's now a researcher and ergonomist with Microsoft's hardware group, responsible for

Published on: April 9th, 2007 Dave Webb

Microsoft tackles integration of legacy ERP, CRM systems

Microsoft provided details of its plan to transform business applications at the 11th annual Microsoft Convergence conference earlier this month, which involves doing a better job of getting CRM and ERP in synch.“There's

Published on: March 27th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach